We were invited to El Paso, Texas to cook at a gathering of ‘Oldways Preservation’, a non-profit organization based in Boston, Massachussetts. ‘Oldways’ is one of the premier educational forums for focusing on healthy, culturally diverse and historically respectful eating. They put on conferences around the world and invite scientists, farmers, professors, chefs and food/wine media to promote positive lifestyles.
Director Alfred Hitchcock is one of film history's truly iconic figures. Long after his death, his influence can be felt both on the screen and in pop culture. Why do we find still find him so fascinating? Caroline Breder-Watts and author and cultural critic Scott Eyman discuss Hitchcock's allure. To hear the complete interview, log onto www.artsradionetwork.com.
All arts organizations strive not only to bring in a younger audience, but to keep their work fresh and relevant year after year. Caroline Breder-Watts spoke with Daniel Biaggi, General Director of Palm Beach Opera, to discover how he meets these challenges. For more information about Palm Beach Opera, visit www.pbopera.org. To hear the complete interview, visit www.artsradionetwork.com.
04/11/13 - Thursday's Topical Currents begins with income tax tips from experts. The deadline for 2012 tax filing is Monday. We’ll also look ahead to important changes in the tax code for 2013, especially those which affect small businesses. And more. Linda Gassenheimer’s Food & Dining . . . with wine columnist Fred Tasker and “Dinner in Minutes.” That’s Topical Currents, Thursday at one o’clock on WLRN.
It may surprise some of you but I used to be quite shy when it came to going into restaurants and trying dishes and ingredients I had not known growing up, (as I had) in a small town in Northern Illinois. Now I am known for being “all in” when it comes to that… but we all have our ‘earlier selves’...don’t we?
On Sunday, April 7th, Florida will celebrate its first official “Everglades Day.” Established by the Florida Legislature, Everglades Day honors South Florida’s unique wetland ecosystem, the wild inhabitants who live there and all the passionate Floridians working to conserve this magical place.
As a tribute, WLRN will run a month-long TV and radio series entitled, "Guardians of the Everglades" which will profile people from a variety of different backgrounds but who are bound by a common desire to save our state's national treasure for future generations.